SalMar - Final results of SalMar ASA's cash offer to acquire the remaining shares in Arnarlax AS
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Reference is made to the stock exchange notice dated 10 April 2019 in relation to the preliminary results of SalMar ASA's cash offer for all the remaining shares in Arnarlax AS (the "Offer").
The acceptance period for the Offer expired at 18:00 CET on 10 April 2019.
The final count shows that SalMar ASA has received acceptances for 2,343,511 shares in Arnarlax AS in the Offer, representing approximately 8.8% of the shares in Arnarlax AS. Taking into account the 14,432,281 shares already held by SalMar ASA in Arnarlax AS prior to launch of the Offer, SalMar ASA will upon settlement of the Offer hold a total of 16,775,792 shares in Arnarlax AS, representing approximately 63.03% of the shares in Arnarlax AS.
Settlement of the Offer is expected to take place on or about 24 April 2019.
DNB Markets is acting as financial advisor and receiving agent in connection with the Offer.
For further information, please contact:
Telephone: 23 26 81 01
The Offer and the distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with the Offer may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions. SalMar ASA assumes no responsibility in the event there is a violation by any person of such restrictions. Persons into whose possession this announcement or such other information should come are required to inform themselves about and to observe any such restrictions.
THE OFFER WILL NOT BE MADE IN ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH MAKING OF THE OFFER WOULD NOT BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICITON. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT IN ITSELF CONSTITUTE AND OFFER. THE OFFER WILL ONLY BE MADE ON THE BASIS OF THE OFFER DOCUMENT AND CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF SUCH DOCUMENT